The former Virginia governor, whose polling peaked at just 1 percent, has finally called it quits—and Twitter couldn’t be more delighted.
When the candidate announced the suspension of his candidacy today, few people were surprised—besides those surprised he had actually been in the race.
Throughout his campaign, support for Gilmore was scarce (besides at his fancy New Hampshire victory party), and at one point the firm Public Policy Polling declared he had “literally no support.” But that’s not entirely true—he did get 12 votes in Iowa and 133 in New Hampshire. Those 145 people might as well be one sole supporter as far as Twitter is concerned.
#Gilmentum also had a good run.
But now, the candidate will likely be reduced to Adam Sandler references.